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agencies and cal-ema and fema and others providing resources post disaster so thank you. >> thank you very much. that was very informative. thank you. i would like to ask now john boseman to come join me who is the government affairs manager for boma and the mayor mentioned it early ye today. i think john has a one minute film he's going to show and he's also going to be -- as you know in each of the agenda's we ask a community partner to come up and do a brief presentation so we know what they're up to so john i turn it over to you. >> thank you. i appreciate it. happy friday afternoon. it's an honor to be here with so many distinguished city leaders. i am humbled and admiral thank you for your good work. it's an honor to be in the same room. who knows what this is? good. that sames me time. i'm here to talk about the importance of this room and building and the good work that we do, the building managers and downtown rises in downtown san francisco. i can't stress enough how our members feel the value this room brings to them and when the giants wins and the parade goes down mo
passes. >> number nine, recommend that cal train proceed with design of quint street bridge replacement option one, berm design allocate, $352,184 and prop k funds to the san francisco department of the public works for the conceptual design and environment review of the quint jerrioconnector road. >> and i do have a speaker card. labron is there any another member that would like to speak on this item please come forward. >> i have a presentation. >> there we go. >> back in 2005, thank you for the opportunity. the committee have landed on the beautiful station design and they ran two rams which you can see at the bottom and a pedestrian underpass under the quint street bridge. now i move forward to 2012, and we need the ability of having two more tracks for high speed rail and cal train so that we don't... on transbay and the problem now that we have is where the proposal is to put a connector road, we no longer with the room to put in the platform and so that becomes the real issue. as you can see from the design, the ramps have disappeared and the pedestrian and the pass is also gone
of chris's enlightening character were evident when we were undergrads at cal. i would like to share examples. first of all we will start superficially on the topic of fashion. chris like many of our pledge class was from piedmont. i recall thinking what is up with piedmont. the khakis, penny loafers and button-down shirts? chris lived in the room across from mine. seemed he had adopted this as his uniform. but in hindsight i can see he was offering his own form of enlightenment. he was guiding us away from the dark time known as the disco era. [ laughter] who knew that chris would work his timeless style for the next 34 years. look at the effect on me, who is wearing the button-down now that. was the first life lesson from chris. stick with the classics, they won't go out of style. that said, my wife has gently advised me the definition of a classic look does not extend to certain flannel shirts from 1982. our next topic on the less sons that we learned from chris back then involve culture. this is beyond the stereotypical fraternity life experience, because i was lucky enough to l
tourist magnets in the city. part of the cal academies' astronomical success is the weekly nightlife party. >> i am joined by helen, who is here to school me on all the nocturnal activities that are getting ready to take place here. tell us a little about what we can expect to see at nightlife. >> we open up the doors every thursday night at the california academy of sciences. there are certain things you can see every week you can go to the museum, visit the planetarium, and we bring in bars and a deejay or band. it is a different feel from during the day, something different every week. tonight , we have beer and music. -- tonight we have great beer and music. it is beer week. we have a dozen local brewers in african hall. we have a deejays to set up throughout the museum and a live performance at 9:00 p.m. tonight. >> what has been your favorite part as a participant or as an observer? >> my favorite part is to walk around the aquarium in to see people with a drink in their hands, getting to know maybe somebody new, may be looking for a day, or chatting with friends. there jellyfish. i
and cal-trans have a lot of investigating to do. is a vital link for for hundreds of thousands of people driving in and out of san francisco every day. with kron 4's charles clifford. who has more on what cal-trans found when >> reporter: just minutes after bay bridge tower number 6 was struck, caltrans dispatched a structures maintenance team to look for damage. this is video from sky 7 hd abc7 news of crews inspecting the bridge and the protective fender that surrounds the tower at the waterline. >> the very first thing our inspectors look for when they get out there is to make sure the bridge is safe. the initial investigation should that the fender took the brunt of the allusion and preformed as it was designed. about 30 feet of the fender has been damaged and will need to be replaced. it was damaged in a way that it was supposed to be. there's no structural damage to the bay bridge as a result of this allusion. so there will be no repair work done to the bay bridge itself, other than to fix the fender system. >> reporter: caltrans says they will also be checking the systems designed
. this morning a cal tran spokes talk about it. >> it gave in and kept the moment imof the ship from touching the structure of the bridge. that is why we did not have to close it. we have to replace between 30' and 40' of material this is wood and plastic composite that we use to absorb the brunt of these incidents. >> a question that the coast guard is going to be asked when they have the news conference, was the ship moving with less than half a mile visibility? that brings to mind an incident in 2007 when there was quarter-mile visibility yesterday. the oil tanker has unloaded the oil at the refinery and went to oakland to refuel to make the next trip. it is capable of hauling half a million gallons of oil but it was empty from what it had been carrying. the crew has been detained. no one has been injured. a lost questions if the coast guard when they have the news conference and how big a factor was the fog. what condition was the pilot in? we know in things. we will hear more in a moment. live from treasure island for abc7 news. >> the i-team has uncovered new information about bar pilot
and even tomorrow we'll watch the moisture head a little further south but not into southern cal. >>> you won't have to wait until rio 2016 for another dose of ryan lochte. he will star in a show "what would ryan lochte do," another reality tv show. e network said people either want to sleep with him, mother him or be him. >> which are you? >> good guy. >>> the host of the academy awards will also announce the nominations. seth mcfarland will be doing double duty when he and emma stone announce the nominees. >>> some absolutely shocking news. kim and kanye are reportedly being offered huge sums of money for the first pic of baby kimye. one tabloid reportedly offered them $3 million that they turned down. >> the shocking part is they turned it down. >> yeah. then they'll get more. >>> cue the new taylor swift song jokes. she's already said to have broken up with one direction's stiles. they were seen kissing one week ago. apparently here things went south on new year's day. taylor, again, very single. by the way, that's years in hollywood time. >>> this comes from ksn tv kansas, in st. geo
. kron 4's charles clifford. has more on what cal-trans found when assessing the damage. >> just minutes after the bay bridge was a stroke they dispatched the maintenance team to look for damage. this is from abc's seven high-definition video. the working crews investigators and checking out the tower and the fender. >> the first thing we check is that the structure of the bridge is safe. we wanted to make sure that the fender is still active in the way that it was supposed to, which was to protect the bridge. there's no damage to the bridge with the exception of the fendering system. >> reporter: caltran will also check with traffic. >> there are other items to make sure that there are no other notification devices were compromised or damaged. we are also a investigating that. >> reporter: charles clifford, kron 4. a >> pam: our team coverage continues with kron 4's reggie kumar. he's live on treasure island with more on the bar pilot's past history. reggie? >> reporter: there were diapers' in the water looking for damage to their work--first divers.... in the water andpam. this bar pil
. cal has more >> reporter: the ship is still out here in the san francisco bay. the 750-tanker hit one of the support towers of the bay bridge yesterday around 11:00 in foggy conditions. authorities say no oil was leak. the ship had just unloaded at a martinez refinery. the coast guard officials told us this morning a little bit more about its investigation. >> we're gonna continue to interview important members of the crew which includes the pilot and we'll also continue to interview members -- coast guard members who responded to the scene and find out what -- try to get more clues as to what happened. >> reporter: ktvu has learned the pilot passed an alcohol test yesterday. that pilot, george kleess, has eight years of experience but has had some problems in the past. now according to state records, kleess ran aground brieffully a sacramento river on august 27th of 2009. then two days later, he ran into some wooden pylons on a catwalk in stockton. caltrans officials say the bridge itself sustained no structural damage as the wood in the metal fenders absorbed the impact just as they
the plan. and cal tram and we have done so successfully in june, the boards approved the locally preferred alternative for the rapid transit project and we are hoping for the project this spring, in october we had the full funding agreement and almost a billion dollars to that fund and project. and last of the signature projects that they have signed and all of the lessons learned and we opened to release the eir draft in 2013. i don't want to take up more time and just highlighted the big projects but there have been countless small projects city wide that has wies's fingerprints on everything from this weekend celebration of the church and pedal street scape projects to the recent approvele of 2010 to the vehicle registration fee which is supposed to provide improves state wide. and there is so much more to say to have the opportunity in january other than use. and from the bottom of our heart i know that the staff will truly miss you and we hope that we will have you fooling ou
different areas of the body. she says the company thopz provide cal vubl clues about health and life style. >> it looks like you're eating more casho hydrates than you think you are. you're drinking a lot of caffeine. >> she says it could be compared as research into the human advances. benefiting individual skptz+ñ scientific community. the test concept is being funded by crowd sourcing. yugs a popular site, the company signed up 350 people in two weeks. prices start around $70 for a test. we have more information for you on aabc 7 news.com. >> yes. i can see you've been eating a lot of fast food, haven't you?. >> yes. yes. exactly. >> coming up next a table top < the family can use atle top the same time. >> and a new smart phone app does t8taúxtes0p0p >> are you tired of seeing everybody in your house staring into their smart phones and ignoring one another? we may have the answer for you. this video shows a think pad working like a gigantic tablet designed for up to four people to use at once. other innovations include flat screens from sony, samsung and sharp. cisco system applying
. >> this will also be the first bay area appearance for aaron rogers as an nfl quarterback. the chico native and cal star wanted to play for the 49ers but that didn't quite work out. now he'll be fighting to defeat his once favorite football team. live at candle stick park. ken wayne. >>> more details now those tickets still available for saturday's game will likely cost you several hundred dollars at least. we searched ticket master and found available seats listed at $400. but the asking price could go way higher as we get closer to game time. the niners offered a limited number of tickets online today but as you heard ken mention they sold out within minutes. now your best bet is to go to ticket brokers such as ticket master or stub hub. >>> our coverage of saturday's game starts at 4:00 p.m. with a ktvu pregame show. then fox picks up network coverage at 4:30 with kick offset for just after 5:00. following the game, look for ibanez covering the postgame. >>> federal regulators have reached an agreement. regulators say eligible borrowers will be contacted by the end of march. the claims will be d
area appearance for aaron rogers as an nfl quarterback. the chico native and cal star wanted to play for the 49ers but that didn't quite work out. now he'll be fighting to defeat his once favorite football team. live at candle stick park. ken wayne. >>> more details now those tickets still available for saturday's game will likely cost you several hundred dollars at least. we searched ticket master and found available seats listed at $400. but the asking price could go way higher as we get closer to game time. the niners offered a limited number of tickets online today but as you heard ken mention they sold out within minutes. now your best bet is to go to ticket brokers such as ticket master or stub hub. >>> our coverage of saturday's game starts at 4:00 p.m. with a ktvu pregame show. then fox picks up network coverage at 4:30 with kick offset for just after 5:00. following the game, look for ibanez covering the postgame. >>> federal regulators have reached an agreement. regulators say eligible borrowers will be contacted by the end of march. the claims will be divided between peopl
's other co-founder, andrew ng. >> most people today will never have access to a princeton, stanford, cal tech class. but now, if you wake up tomorrow morning and you decide you want to take a cal tech class, you can. you can just sign up for one, and it's free. >> reporter: math teacher salman khan started providing free online classes in 2010 out of his house, arguing that new approaches to teaching were needed. he inspired stanford professor sebastian thrun and colleague peter novick to put a course on artificial intelligence online just last year. >> and to our surprise 160,000 students signed up. we managed to graduate 23,000 students at stanford graduate- level quality in a specialized subject area called artificial intelligence, which means peter and i taught more students than all the professors in the world combined in the same subject area. >> reporter: were you amazed by this, or did you expect it? >> i was blown away, and it changed my life. >> reporter: after that success, thrun founded udacity, a fast- growing startup in palo alto, financed with venture capital money, offeri
of the accident of the within minutes cal train had a maintenance team do an evaluation. it appears impacted barrier performed as it's designed to do. >> so about 30-40 feet has been damaged. damaged in the way it's supposed to. >> the collision reminded everyone of the collision back in 2007 where more than 200,000 gallons were spilled into the bay. it's important to mention that the ship today was double hauled, carrying no fuel. >> thank you. >> what is the visibility at the time? we have video taken from one we have video taken h ourone mid day newscast.
as it was leaving yesterday. now, the good news, cal trans is saying the bridge structure itself is fine. some fenders broke off down below. the tanker was empty. so no oil spill. that according to the coast guard. the pilot has been identified from san francisco. i wanted to bring it back live. here with me this morning is lieutenant commander rick foster of the coast guard. good morning. >> morning. >> what's been going on thus far this morning with the investigation? >> the investigation is ongoing. we've interviewed a number of key personnel for the safe operation and navigation of the vessel. and we've conducted some alcohol and drug testing which is standard procedure. our marine inspectors are on the vessel doing structural integrity-type testing as well as our investigators are on board the vessel right now conducting interviews with the crew and just gathering as much data as possible. >> reporter: one of the things we heard yesterday is that visibility may have been a factor, it was reduced to maybe quarter of a mile. how do you look into that as a factor? >> we want to first determi
the packers led by cal grad and chico native aaron rodgers in week one. things much different in the playoffs. kickoff saturday night at candlestick. >>> driving with a stack of paper enough to get you into the hov lane? one local man's crusade to change the rules of the roads -- or the rules for corporate america. >>> good afternoon, i'm jeff ranieri in the weather center. low to mid-50s. as you think about where we were this time last week, but we are going to see some warming for tomorrow. it's going to make that air quality suffer with a spare the air alert in effect for tuesday. we'll talk about how long we get coming up in just a few minutes. so... [ gasps ] these are sandra's "homemade" yummy, scrumptious bars. hmm? i just wanted you to eat more fiber. chewy, oatie, gooeyness... and fraudulence. i'm in deep, babe. you certainly are. [ male announcer ] fiber one. [ man ] excuse me miss. [ gasps ] this fiber one 90 calorie brownie has all the deliciousness you desire. the brownie of your dreams is now deliciously real. >>> it's horrific. san francisco police looking for a man wanted for
birds. the cal strand said 750 were made after that disaster. we have much more on yesterday's tanker and including the coast guard news briefing. look under the hot topic section. >>> they said they tried to pick up an 11-year-old girl who was walking home. it happened on monterey road. police say a man offered her a ride when another driver saw what was happening he took off. he was driving a chevy astro van and a similar incident happened about a mile away a year ago. a similar description was held and anybody with information is asked to call police. >>> a groundbreaking study claims a small group of drivers is making it miserable for the rest of us. here is information from san jose with the results from this new research, janine de la vega? >> reporter: they are notorious for their traffic back up and a small number of people delayed and it could save people from driving with traffic nightmares. this story was conducted with people who tracked more than 350 bay area drivers using their cell phone and jp s signals. a select group of drivers from outlying neighborhoods is contribu
's there to protect us from tie ran cal government and street thugs. take the women in india, your piece earlier i was watching. it didn't tell you that the women of india have signed giant petition to get firearms, because the police can't and won't protect them. the answer is -- and i have fbi crime statistics that come out a year late, 2011, 20-plus percent crime crime, real violent crime because more guns means less crime. britain took the guns, true we have a higher gun violence left, about overall muggings, stabbings death, those women raped that women to debt with an iron rod four feet long. the tie rants did it. hitler took the guns, stalin took the guns, mao tonight the guns, hugo chavez took the guns and i'm here to tell you 1776 will commence again if you try to take you're firearms. we will not relinquish them. do you understand? that's why you're going to fail and the establishment knows no st. no matter home propaganda, the public will rise against. my family and the texas revolution against santa ana, my family was at the core of both sides starting that, because santa ana came to t
sideswiped the sixth tower of the western span. the ship and the fender system were damaged and cal tran did a safety evaluation and say the damage only amounts to a scrape and no repairs are needed to the bridge. abc7 was the first to report the ship collision and we tweeted the news after it happened. follow us there at abc7 news bay area. right now we have a slide show with pictures of the damaged ship and the bridge support the man accused of pouring gasoline on his girlfriend and setting her on fire is jailed in san francisco this morning on attempted murder charges. our reporter is like at st. francis hospital where the victim is fighting for her life. amy has more on his capture. amy? >> she has a long recovery ahead of her. her family says now they can all feel safe. her sisters said they felt very nervous when dexter oliver was out on the run. they say they were looking behind their backs. he now is in jail. police arrested him last night around 9:00. they found him in a hotel in oakland and police say he surrendered peacefully. he is accused of setting the 25-year-old starr lamare
.s. has criticized the trip because of tensions. >> a report examining cal grant's new standards said it disqualified colleges from the program. the rules adopted disqualified 80% of the schools. the standards were designed to steer students towards a better qualify education. no state run colleges were effected. >>> five people were injured in new jersey when an escalator changed directions. this video shows the chaos. the escalator was going up when it went into high speed reverse. you see here several people are struggling to climb up as it goes down. many people wrote it back down and piled up on top of other people. three people were taken to the hospital. not cleared what caused that. >>> big victory, the ruling that could move sales of electric cars into the fast lane. >> this man hit it big in the lottery and died the death is b so unusual. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go
of explaining what we can do. then comes a group that we cal thconcned. this is about 29% of the public. these are people that think okay, it's happening, it's human caused, it's serious, but they tend to think of it as distant. distant in time, that the impacts won't be felt for a generation or more and distant in space, that this is about polar bears or maybe small island countries, not the united states, not my state, not my community, not my friends and family or the people and places that i care about. so they believe this is a serious problem, but they don't see it as a priority. then comes a group, about a quarter of the public that we call the cautious. these are people who are kind of still on the fence, they're trying to make up their mind. is it happening, is it not? is it human, is it natural? is it a serious risk or is it kind of overblown? so they're paying attention but really just haven't made up their mind about it yet. they need to be just engaged in some of the basic facts of climate change. then comes a group, about eight percent of the public that we call the diseng
the boecrew and also conducting drug testing. which is standard procedure. >> pam: charles - cal-trans tonight saying the bridge is safe? >> reporter: well, first caltrans is saying that the bay bridge is safe. this allusion, as it's called occurred at 11:20 this morning and caltrans had a structures maintenance team on scene by 11:40 to look for problems. this is video from sky 7 hd from abc 7 news showing tower six of the bay bridge according to caltrans, the only thing damaged monday morning was the protective fender that wraps around the tower at the water line. you can see a long scrape mark here. the fenders, which are made of wood and plastic, are designed to protect the bridge from just collisions. >> the very first thing our inspectors look for when they get out there is to make sure the bridge is safe. the initial investigation should that the fender took the brunt of the allusion and preformed as it was designed. about 30 feet of the fender has been damaged and will need to be replaced. it was damaged in a way that it was supposed to be. there's no structural damage to the bay bridg
to win by about 3 points. but green bay quarterback aaron rodgers, remember, he was the star at cal and now he hopes to defeat the team he rooted for as a kid. the 49ers offered a limited number of tickets on line. they sold out within minutes. you can still get tickets to candlestick park on the nfl ticket exchange. the cheapest ticket we found is about $200. on stubhub one ticket is going for more than $5500. there are other tickets as well. you can watch the game right here. our coverage begins at 4:00. fox begins coverage at 4:30 and kickoff is set for after 5:00. then stay tuned for the post- game show. exciting -- >> pretty good seat here on "mornings on 2". >> yes. >> uh-huh. >>> marin county getting ready for the first-ever gun buyback program. >> thank you. >>> a name change down under. why mcdonald's will go by its australian nickname but only for a week. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >>> a lot of the fog continuing to work its
with a tanker ship sideswiped a bay bridgetower, will be in court. the ship is anchored off alcatraz. cal tran says the bay bridgetower suffered only a minor scrape. >> we will check with meteorologist leigh glaser for the forecast. >> we will have hazy sunshine later at mid-morning the fog lists and up to 63 in santa rosa, and 61 for livermore. told weather moves in tuesday and wednesday,. >> early stalls at bay bridge inching along the toll plaza still has it jammed to the first overcrossing with caltrains at palo alto otherwise the mass transit is o ♪ sweet home alabama [ cheers and applause ] >>> great tuesday crowd here in times square. probably some crimson tide fans there in times square. big shoutout to robin at home. great to have amy robach here. sam is in las vegas. he's getting ready to judge the miss america competition. and josh is in miami, after the big blowout last night. and check out the focus on this man. surrounded by crimson tide cheerleaders, he is all business. that's the study of a newsman right there, josh elliott. >> that's right. undeterred. >> we were laughing. i
you my colleagues. cal,[applause] they are all president and ceo's dave is from the state of oklahoma. involved from the manufacturing perspective on the impact of oil and natural gas. and last and not least, our friend general jim jones. would you please stand? [applause] i think many of you know the general well. he probably needs no introduction as the foreman -- former national security adviser of the president. a very distinguished career. today, he has a consulting group and works at the bipartisan policy center. it will be releasing next month a significant contribution. let's give everyone a round of applause. dili the head table today for being with us. -- particularly the head table today for being with us. with the newly elected congress, we stand on the threshold of a new year, one that presents tremendous opportunities to move forward to build our economy and to create the jobs for those americans who are still looking for work. the oil and natural gas industry has been a bright spot over the past few years. a sluggish economic growth. let me say we are ready to do even m
of what it is translating at all. the beauty of the statistics cal machine translation which is what we use is we can go from any language to any language, if a small amount of time, we'll end up with a situation 100 languages into another 100 languages for all ofhe content if the world. the question is how does this affect things in the middle east? it affects everything beuse a lot of conflicts in the world an especially wars have been created because of a lack of understanding. one of the comments would be, was that there is a large body of arabic language work that has never been translated into anything. almost none of that is online. all of a sudden if we can put all of that stuff online, sort of the notion of having a little bit of respect for each other is going to go a long way. >> another question coming up related. i'm from africa, what is google's contribution to enabling success to the internet by wi-fi? >> what we did, the african situation as usual is worse than fire else. as a society, as a global society, we got to sort of look at ourselves and think how have we allowed
't have any understanding of what it is translating at all. the beauty of the statistics cal machine translation which is what we use is we can go from any language to any language, if a small amount of time, we'll end up with a situation 100 languages into another 100 languages for all of the content if the world. the question is how does this affect things in the middle east? it affects everything because a lot of conflicts in the world an especially wars have been created because of a lack of understanding. one of the comments would be, was that there is a large body of arabic language work that has never been translated into anything. almost none of that is online. all of a sudden if we can put all of that stuff online, sort of the notion of having a little bit of respect for each other is going to go a long way. >> another question coming up related. i'm from africa, what is google's contribution to enabling success to the internet by wi-fi? >> what we did, the african situation as usual is worse than fire else. as a society, as a global society, we got to sort of look at oursel
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